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Friends of Watling Park School Association

We are pleased to have the ‘Friends of Watling Park School’  which supports our school in fundraising and arranging events throughout the year.

Who are we?

The Friends of Watling Park (FoWP) are an important part of the school community. We present opportunities to harness closer relations between home and school.  By uniting staff, parents and friends together, we can socially come together in support of our children.

The FoWP core committee currently consists of; Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary. The committee meet regularly usually 2-3 times per term or as necessary when planning events. We also have class representatives.

Our Members are:

Chair – Dominique Jacquens

Vice Chair – Christina Knight

Secretary/ Treasurer – Nicola Damms

Vice Treasure r- Samira Bawuro

Working Parents reps – Vanessa Fernandez and Larissa

Regulations Officer- Priya Odman

Grants Manager- Iman Abdi

Social Media Rep – Christie Tierney

Staff Rep – Miss. Aherne

Class Reps

Oak – Cristina Merosu

Pear – Samira Bawuro

Cedar – Joyce, Daniella and Sasha

Hazel – Nicola Damms (Stand in until others recruited)

Willow – Christina Knight (stand in until others recruited)

Birch – Christie Tierney

Our Mission statement

Striving to support and enhance our children’s; education, wellbeing and aspirational goals, by bringing together parents, teachers and the wider community, through participation in fun activities, developing facilities and providing new equipment.

We believe by making every child’s potential a reality we need to empower and engage with families and communities alike to advocate for all children.

Fund raising for:

Chill Zone – we want to raise money to create a n area for the children to relax in, the aim is to buy a sail (cover) to go from the hall to the studio (I don’t know if there is a name for it). We will purchase durable outdoor furniture and plant some lovely flowers . The idea is to create an area that children can sit and relax, read a book, chat with friends and generally chill.

Sports Equipment – we are planning to buy equipment for the MUGA. Ideally we want to buy football posts, hockey goals, netball/basketball poles, general sports equipment (unihock sticks, netball, footballs).

Garden Club

On a Saturday to be decided, FoWP will run a gardening club for children and parents to come and do some landscaping around the school to make it attractive and inviting. This will be held 3 or 4 times a year to compliment the seasons.

Dates for the diary

23rd November – Own Clothes Day, classes will be asked to donate specific items to be confirmed in place of paying £1 to be used for the Christmas Fayre

28th November – Walt Quizney Family Quiz Night. Families welcome 5.30pm til 7pm. Please look out for the flyer detailing the event.

7th December – Christmas Fayre & Market 3pm-6pm If you would like to hire a stall or volunteer on the day please let the FoWP know. You can email watlingparkptfa@gmail.com talk to us in the playground or call Nicola on 07954309092.

14th December 4pm-5pm – Winter Wonderland Disco Children can bring their disco clothes to school and change in the classroom before being bought to the disco. Prices and details will he published soon.









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